Uniform 03.02.2014: Making a House a Home

This time last year, my family and I were anxiously searching for a new house. We made the choice to relocate for various reasons, and though the move wasn’t far—just a few miles across town—it still involved high levels of stress, as all moves do.

Formations 01.26.2014: Putting God in a Box

We’ve all heard the expression “putting God in a box.” When people fail to consider that God might not think or act exactly like they do (or would do if they were God), they might be said to put God in a box. They’ve got God figured out, thank you very much, and there’s no point upsetting their neat little theological system by asking them to imagine a God who might surprise them.

Formations 01.19.2014: Can You Hear Me Now?

My wife’s family lives out in the country in southern Kentucky. The terrain there is not as hilly as in other parts of the state, but I don’t think it’s for lack of trying. There are a lot of old country roads with twists and turns and dips and crests.

Formations 01.12.2014: Promises

How are your New Year’s resolutions coming? Are you off to a solid start, hopeful you’ll make real progress in the next twelve months? Have you already started to backslide? We make many promises to ourselves around the turn of the year.